Tag Archives: Muslim

VIDEO: Mnar Muhawesh | Former CIA Agent John Kiriakou Takes Us Inside The Saudi Terror Factory

Saudi Arabia, a key U.S. ally, is supporting many of the same terror groups the United States claims to be fighting in its so-called “war on terror.” By Mnar Muhawesh  Mint Press News  September 23, 2015    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, meets with Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, right, at Al-Salam […]

Glenn Greenwald: Refusal to call Charleston shootings “terrorism” again shows it’s a meaningless propaganda term

Greenwald: But what I … don’t want is for non-Muslims to rest in their privileged nest, satisfied that the term and its accompanying abuses is only for that marginalized group. And what I especially don’t want is to have this glaring, damaging mythology persist that the term “terrorism” is some sort of objectively discernible, consistently applied designation of a particularly hideous kind of violence.

▶ Sami Rasouli: On Islamophobia and Iraq, Back in the Eye of the Storm

Featuring videos of two talks by Sami Rasouli, Iraqi-American and former Minneapolis restaurant owner, who is back in Minnesota for a visit, bringing information about the situation in Iraq and information on Islamophobia, what it is, what it means in the current world situation.

Catherine Shakdam: Is There Room For Islam In Democracy, Freedom Of Speech, And Secularism?

From the article: “If Islam is portrayed as a mortal enemy to Western civilization and values it is because it poses a formidable obstacle to imperialistic hegemonic interests. Democracy, freedom of expression, and secularism are merely masks worn by the one-percenters (1%), the global elite that seeks to enslave all of humanity as it simultaneously destroys the planet in its greed for resources, wealth, and absolute power.

Chris Hedges: A Message From the Dispossessed

Hedges: If you spend time as I have in Gaza, Iraq, Yemen, Algeria, Egypt and Sudan, as well as the depressing, segregated housing projects known as banlieues that ring French cities such as Paris and Lyon, warehousing impoverished North African immigrants, you begin to understand the brothers Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi, who were killed Friday in a gun battle with French police. There is little employment in these pockets of squalor. Racism is overt. Despair is rampant…

Malik Nashad Sharpe: Paris, #BlackLivesMatter, the Cultural Violence, and the White Western State

I’m not French, but one doesn’t need to be in order to see how deeply racism runs throughout French, and Western, societies.

▶ Jon Stewart: Fox News, US Constitution Not For Muslims | Nina Simone — Backlash Blues

Published on May 1, 2013 Fox News throws out the constitution when it comes to Muslims. See and hear the Islamophobic bigots make fools of themselves on TV.  aMuslim Uploaded on Oct 11, 2008 BACKLASH BLUES (Langston Hughes / Nina Simone) Nina Simone Mr. backlash, mr. backlash Just who do think I am You raise my taxes, […]

Glenn Greenwald> Obama, the US and the Muslim world: the animosity deepens

Obama, the US and the Muslim world: the animosity deepens Another new poll, this one of Pakistan, shows: a central promise of Obama for improving US security is an utter failure Glenn Greenwald   Friday 15 February 2013  guardian.co.uk Pakistani protesters burn a representation of an American flag during a rally to condemn US drone attacks in […]

Margaret Sarfehjooy> Iran> The Threat is Very Real

Iran> The Threat is Very Real By Margaret Sarfehjooy   February 4, 2012 We are in very dangerous times, and we have to do everything we can to prevent another war—this time against Iran.  Almost every day we hear about new sanctions, new threats, new promises that “all options are on the table.” It seems like the […]

Terror in Norway: a political analysis, by Ed Felien

Terror in Norway: a political analysis BY ED FELIEN   Southside Pride  August 2, 2011 On Friday, July 25, Anders Breivik, a right-wing Christian fundamentalist who hated Muslims, set off a bomb in downtown Oslo destroying a building that contained the office of Jens Stoltenberg, the Labor Party prime minister, killing 8 people. He then […]

Women Irate at Remarks by President of Yemen

from The New York Times . . . thousands of women in this staunchly conservative country made Mr. Saleh an object of public derision. Women demonstrated in Sana, Yemen, on Saturday, demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.  Gamal Noman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By LAURA KASINOF Published:April 16, 2011 in The New York […]

Response to “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and the Community’s Response”

WAMM Statement on Islamophobia Woman Against Military Madness strongly condemns the rising phenomenon of Islamophobia exemplified by Congressman Peter King’s Homeland Security Hearings titled, “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and the Community’s Response.”  The title itself suggests that the community of millions of American Muslims is complicit in terrorism, stoking fear […]